13 Helpful Resources for Color Palette Inspiration

Color Palette Inspiration

When it comes to graphic design, color plays an important role. In fact, selecting a great color palette is one several graphic design tips we advocate.

But if you’re not a designer, you might be a little low on inspiration.

Not to worry…

In this post, we’ve curated a killer list of resources for color palette inspiration. Now you’ll never run out of colors ever again.

Let’s dive in!

1. Colour Lovers

Colour Lovers offers over 1 million user-generated color palettes to inspire your design. What’s great about this site is the ability to sort palettes based on popularity in order to quickly identify stunning color palettes.

Colour Lovers

2. Coolors

Coolors is a super fast color scheme generator that allows you to create, save and share perfect palettes in seconds. Not only that, you can also use their ‘Explore’ feature to browse thousands of color schemes created by the community.

Coolors color scheme generator

3. Adobe Color

Adobe Color allows you to create color schemes based on color rules. In addition, you can also explore thousands of color schemes created by the Adobe community.


4. Design Seeds

Design Seeds celebrates colors found in nature and the aesthetic of purposeful living. Jessica, the create of Design Seeds, takes photos submitted on Instagram and creates color palettes around them.

Design seeds

5. Color Hunt

Color Hunt is a curated collection of beautiful colors, updated daily. You can also sort by popularity as voted by the community.

Color Hunt

6. LOL Colors

LOL Colors is a curated list of beautiful color palettes from designer Mackenzie Child.

LOL Colors

7. Material Palette

Material Palette allows you to choose your favourite colors and get a a Material Design palette in return.

Material Palette

8. Material UI Colors

Material UI Colors is another handy resource for easily generated Material Design color palettes.

Material UI Colors

9. FlatUI Colors

FlatUIColors offers a beautiful selection colors for your flat designs.

Flat UI Colors

10. Color Koya

Color Koya is a simple flat colour selector created by designer Atticus Koya.

Color Kaya

11. Hello Color

Hello Color is a simple color contrast generator.

Hello Color

12. ColourCode

ColourCode is a tool which enables you to easily and intuitively combine colors.

Colour Code

13. Colordot

Colordot is an easy way to create color palettes with just a few clicks.



And there you have it! 13 killer resources for color palette inspiration. Now you’ll never run out of ideas for color ever again.

Do you have any other suggestions for color palette inspiration websites or resources? Comment them down below!

About the author: Christopher is the co-founder of Snappa – the fastest way to create graphics. Get started for free.

  • InternetSeekho September 26, 2016, 1:42 pm

    Thanks Chris.
    You can also try Pictaculous. Its a great tool for fulfilling your color related needs and is simply the quickest way to get a colour scheme from an image.

  • Checo November 17, 2016, 1:52 am

    This is awesome!

    You’re great, Chris! Thanks a lot!

  • Prayag February 11, 2019, 8:22 am

    Thanks boi